Died: Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Riverhead resident John Whittle passed away at the Peconic Bay Medical Center on December 12.
Mr. Whittle was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1941 to John and Emma Whittle (nee Sullivan). He is survived by his loving wife Barbara Whittle (nee Schneider).
After serving 10 years in the United States Navy, Mr. Whittle was employed by Charles Pfizer and Company in Brooklyn.
Family received friends at the Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home on Main Street in Riverhead, where the American Legion of Riverhead held a service and Navy honors were bestowed, followed by religious services. Rev. Mary Garde, pastor of Grace Episcopal Church in Riverhead, presided. Committal services followed at Washington Memorial Park in Mt. Sinai, New York.